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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  – 1980s –  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1985 1986 198719881989 1990 1991
1988 by topic
Subject: ArchaeologyArchitectureArtAviationFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – MeteorologyMusic (Country, Metal) – Rail transportRadioScienceSpaceflightSportsTelevisionVideo gaming
Countries: AustraliaCanada – Ecuador – France – Germany – IndiaIreland – Italy – LuxembourgMalaysiaNew ZealandNorwayPakistan – Philippines – SingaporeSouth Africa– Soviet Union – UKUSAZimbabwe
Leaders: Sovereign statesState leadersReligious leadersLaw
Categories: BirthsDeathsWorksIntroductionsEstablishmentsDisestablishmentsAwards

1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year that started on a Friday, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.

In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).

Contents

Events

January

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April

April
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The Iranian Frigate, IS Alvand, attacked by US Navy forces during Operation Praying Mantis.

May

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June

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July

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August

August
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September

September
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October

October
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November

November
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December

December
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Undated

Ongoing

1988 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1988
MCMLXXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2741
Armenian calendar 1437
ԹՎ ՌՆԼԷ
Bahá'í calendar 144 – 145
Bengali calendar 1395
Berber calendar 2938
Buddhist calendar 2532
Burmese calendar 1350
Byzantine calendar 7496 – 7497
Chinese calendar 丁卯年十一月十二日
(4624/4684-11-12)
— to —
戊辰年十一月廿三日
(4625/4685-11-23)
Coptic calendar 1704 – 1705
Ethiopian calendar 1980 – 1981
Hebrew calendar 57485749
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2043 – 2044
 - Shaka Samvat 1910 – 1911
 - Kali Yuga 5089 – 5090
Holocene calendar 11988
Iranian calendar 1366 – 1367
Islamic calendar 1408 – 1409
Japanese calendar Shōwa 63
(昭和63年)
Korean calendar 4321
Thai solar calendar 2531
Unix time 567993600 – 599615999

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Unknown dates

For musicians born in 1988, see 1988 in music.

Deaths

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Nobel Prizes

Templeton Prize

Right Livelihood Award

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Kraft Accepts $13B Buyout by Philip Morris The Boston Globe. Accessed 2009-03-17. Archived 2009-05-08.

Quotes

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Strategy wiki

Up to date as of January 23, 2010
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Games released in 1988.

Subcategories

This category has the following 10 subcategories, out of 10 total.

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Gaming

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From Wikia Gaming, your source for walkthroughs, games, guides, and more!

Decades
1960s - 1970s - 1980s - 1990s - 2000s - 2010s
Years
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

Console Hardware Releases

Game Releases

  • Namco releases World Stadium, Assault, which is the first game to use sprite scaling and massive sprite rotation, Assault Plus, Berabow Man, Marchen Maze, Bakutotsu Kijuutei, which is the sequel to Baraduke, Ordyne, Metal Hawk, World Court, Splatterhouse, which is the first game to get a parental advisory disclaimer, Mirai Ninja, Face Off and Phelios.
  • Electronic Arts releases John Madden Football for the Apple II, starting its highly successful line of American football games. It is also the first major football game to feature full 11-man teams.
  • Capcom releases Mega Man 2 in Japan, the highest-selling installment to date (August 2006) in the entire Mega Man franchise with a total of 1.5 million copies sold. It was honored in Nintendo Power's Top 200 Nintendo Games Ever list, coming in at number 33. As well, it is considered by many fans as the best game in the Classic series.
  • Pool of Radiance (SSI), the first of the "Gold Box" games, the first computer RPG based on Advanced Dungeons & Dragons.
  • Origin Systems releases Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny. This was the first game in the Ultima series to implement a time-of-day system with day/night cycles and daily schedules for non-player characters.
  • Altered Beast (Sega, arcade), later ported to the Mega Drive/Genesis where it was packaged with the console in North America and Europe.
  • Sega releases Phantasy Star for the Sega Master System, the first in the company's most successful series of RPGs.
  • Nintendo releases Super Mario Bros. 3 for the Famicom in Japan.

Key Events

  • Nintendo releases the Nintendo Power magazine in July.
  • New companies: KOEI Co., Ltd., Visual Concepts, Stormfront Studios, Walt Disney Computer Software
  • Defunct companies: Coleco Industries Inc.
  • Activision renamed to Mediagenic.
  • Nintendo vs. Camerica Ltd. lawsuit: Nintendo sues Camerica over the clone production of an Advantage joystick controller for the NES console.

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Genealogy

Up to date as of February 01, 2010

From Familypedia

Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  - 1980s -  1990s  2000s  2010s

Years: 1985 1986 1987 - 1988 - 1989 1990 1991
1988 by topic:
Subject:      Archaeology - Architecture - Art
Aviation - Film - Home video - Literature (Poetry)
Meteorology - Music (Country, Metal)
Rail transport - Radio - Science
Sports - Television - Video gaming
Countries:      Australia - Canada - India - Ireland - Malaysia - New Zealand - Norway - Pakistan - Singapore - South Africa - Soviet Union - UK - Zimbabwe
Leaders:    Sovereign states - State leaders
Religious leaders - Law
Categories: Births - Marriages - Deaths - Introductions
Establishments - Disestablishments - Awards

Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar).


Contents  (full)
1 Events of 1988
Jan. . Feb. . March . April
May . June . July  .  Aug.
Sept. . Oct. . Nov. .  Dec.
Undated . Ongoing . Fictional
2 Births
3 Deaths
4 Nobel prizes -  Templeton Prize
5 Right Livelihood Award -  Fields Medal
6 See also -  Notes -  External links

In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman-numeral digits (11). In the Chinese zodiac, it is the year of the rabbit until February 16 and the dragon for the rest of the year.

Events of 1988

January

January
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

February

February
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 
29

March

March
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 
28 29 30 31

April

April
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30
The Iranian Frigate, IS Alvand, attacked by US Navy forces during Operation Praying Mantis.

May

May
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 
23 24 25 26 27 28 29 
30 31

June

June
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26 
27 28 29 30

July

July
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

August

August
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 
29 30 31
The Ramstein airshow disaster at the moment of impact.

September

September
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 
26 27 28 29 30

October

October
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23 
24 25 26 27 28 29 30 
31

November

November
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 
28 29 30

December

December
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 
26 27 28 29 30 31
The wreckage of Pan Am Flight 103

Undated

Ongoing

Fictional

The following are references to year 1988 in fiction:

  • In the manga and anime Oh My Goddess, the adventure begins in 1988 when the Nordic Goddess Belldandy moves to Earth - specifically, to Japan - to be the personal guardian deity of young techie Keiichi Morisato.
  • In the tokusatsu movie Kamen Rider Den-O: I am Born!, a decisive battle to stop a rogue Kamen Rider from destroying all of time is set to the date of December 26, 1988.
1988 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1988
MCMLXXXVIII

Ab urbe condita 2741
Armenian calendar 1437
ԹՎ ՌՆԼԷ
Bahá'í calendar 144 – 145
Buddhist calendar 2532
Coptic calendar 1704 – 1705
Ethiopian calendar 1980 – 1981
Hebrew calendar 5748 – 5749
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2043 – 2044
 - Shaka Samvat 1910 – 1911
 - Kali Yuga 5089 – 5090
Holocene calendar 11988
Iranian calendar 1366 – 1367
Islamic calendar 1408 – 1409
Japanese calendar Shōwa 63


(昭和 63年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2648
(皇紀2648年)
Julian calendar 2033
Korean calendar 4321
Thai solar calendar 2531

Births

January-February

March-April

May-June

July-August

September-October

November-December

Unknown dates

For musicians born in 1988, see 1988 in music.

Deaths

January - March

April - June

July - September

October - December

Nobel prizes

Templeton Prize

Right Livelihood Award

People of the year 1988 at Familypedia

2 people were born in 1988

Father Mother Age mother at birth
Peter Paul Johann Rindler (1988-) Peter Paul Rindler (1957-) Susanne Rindler (1958-)
Peter Paul Johann Rindler (1988-) (.de) Peter Paul Rindler (1957-) Susanne Rindler (1958-)

0 children were born to the 0 women born in 1988

12 people died in 1988

Father Mother Age at death
Doris Bell Everingham (1907-1988) Sydney Ernest Everingham (1865-1944) Elizabeth Marion Bulley (1871-1936) 8181
Sherman Hartzell Foor (1897-1988) Jacob Hartzell Foor (1860-1940) Mary A Hinish (1855-1899) 9191
Stella Lillian Fricker (1927-1988) Unknown Fricker (?-?) Unknown Dunbar (?-?) 6161
Howard William Kolstee (1931-1988) Albert Kolstee (1879-1937) Louise Barbara Trump (1900-1985) 5757
Arthur Thomas Samuel Marsden (1901-1988) Charles Augustus Marsden (1863-1944) Elizabeth Baker (1857-1939) 8787
Edward Leslie Martin (1906-1988) Edward Martin (c1881-1949) Kate Olrich (1886-1968) 8282
Neil Henry Noakes (1915-1988) Edgar Henry Coleman Noakes (1884-1947) Lillian Grace Webber (1885-1960) 7373
Bernice Amelia Pickard (1889-1988) Benjamin Abraham Pickard (1838-1916) Lillian Rappole (1860-1927) 9999
Amelia Elizabeth Mary Rice (1899-1988) Albert Rice (?-?) Emily Alice Marsden Clyburn (1873-1936) 8989
Ivy Irene Staples (1911-1988) Albert Staples (1877-1942) Ellen Mary Ann Pereira (1879-1949) 7777
Lorraine R. Winder (1911-1988) Edward J. Winder (1883-1957) Catheryn Unknown (1886-?) 7777
Sewall Green Wright (1889-1988) Philip Green Wright (1860-1934) Elizabeth Quincy Sewall (1865-1952) 9999


202 people lived in 1988

Father Mother
Carl David Anderson (1905-1991) Carl David Anderson (1878) Emma Adolfina Ajaxson (1878)
Adella May Anthoney (1907-1990) Charles Anthoney (c1867-1955) Esther Louisa Long (1871-1946)
Ruby Apps (1906-1991) William Apps (1861-1941) Olive Mary Hannah Crouch (1877-1926)
Grace Enid Baglin (1933-2006) Edward William Burgess Baglin (1906-1969) Florence Eveline Jenner (1901-1994)
Marion Zena Baker (1908-1996) William Josiah Baker (1875-1957) Lydia Jessie Tracey (1877-1964)
James Edward Purcell Baldwin (1905-1990) John Henry Baldwin (1877-1948) Agnes Agatha Purcell (1875-1948)
Arthur Allan Bang (1922-2004) Hans Bang (1897-1972) Clara Anna Bertha Andersen (1897-1968)
Geertje Beentjes (1907-1991) Johannes Beentjes (?-?) Maria Catharine de Boer (?-?)
Donald E. Beers (1923-1998) Pearl A. Beers (1888-1962) Mary B. Nichols (1895-1960)
Eleanor C. Beers (1916-2004) Pearl A. Beers (1888-1962) Mary B. Nichols (1895-1960)
Ingrid of Sweden (1910-2000) Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973) Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920)
Bernhard zur Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911-2004) Bernhard zur Lippe (1872-1934) Armgard von Sierstorpff-Cramm (1883-1971)
May Harriet Bowden (1906-1994) George Bowden (1859-1943) Emma Jane May (1861-1947)
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (1900-2002) Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1855-1944) Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck (1862-1938)
Alice Edith Brand (c1905-1992) George James Brand (c1862-c1935) Augusta Christina Griffiths (c1863-c1942)
… further results

Events of the year 1988 at Familypedia

4 people were married in 1988.

Joined with
Sarah Louise Heath (1964) Todd Mitchell Palin (1964)
William Beveridge Kendall (1909-1997) Harriet Gladys Bragg (1914-1987)+Helena Mae Linder (1911-2002)
Rockford Duane Lhotka (1965) Teresa Dawn Cole (1967)
James Robert Bruce Ogilvy (1964) Julia Caroline Rawlinson (1965)


There were 0 military battles in 1988.

0.0099009900990099 Division by zero 0.059405940594059
1988

See also

Notes

External links

Table of contents

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This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1988. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
Facts about 1988RDF feed
Birth rate 0.0099  +
Births 2  +
Deaths 12  +
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Mortality 0.0594  +
People 202  +
Year 1,988  +

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Simple English

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century
Decades: 1950s  1960s  1970s  - 1980s -  1990s  2000s  2010s
Years: 1985 1986 1987 - 1988 - 1989 1990 1991

1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar.

Contents

Births

Deaths

Events

  • Ankst music label founded.
  • Peter Ruzicka becomes director of the Hamburg State Opera and State Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • February 13Michael Jackson purchases a ranch in Santa Ynez, California. He calls his new home "Neverland".
  • February 17 – A 12-year old Mötley Crüe fan in Florida is badly burned while trying to imitate a stunt in the band's "Live Wire" music video. The boy suffered burns over ten percent of his body. Mötley Crüe issued a statement saying the band's stunts should not be tried at home.
  • March 12Record producer Jimmy Iovine presents the Special Olympics with a donation of $5 million, which was raised with the release of the A Very Special Christmas album.
  • April 19 – Former rock and roll singer Sonny Bono is inaugurated as the Mayor of Palm Springs, California
  • May 1 – Citing the 1st Amendment, a judge drops all charges filed against singer Billy Joel. Joel was being sued by Jack Powers for defamation following an interview with Playboy in which he called Powers a "creep".
  • July 1 – Quartetto Cetra's last concert.
  • September 16 - rapper Eazy-E releases his debut album Eazy-Duz-It.
  • November 1Bad Religion releases Suffer, which is considered one of the band's best known works in the history of punk music, along with its follow-up No Control, which came out a year later.
  • Hurricane Gilbert strikes the Caribbean, Mexico and south Texas.
  • November 24 - Mystery Science Theater 3000 premieres.
  • December 7 - A powerful earthquake hits Armenia.
  • December 21 - A Pan-Am airplane explodes over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing more than 270 people.
  • "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" experiences a surge in popularity sparked by television commercials featuring claymation raisin figures dancing to the song. The California Raisins version of the song peaks at No. 84 on Billboard's Hot 100.

Nobel prizes

Films released

  • The Great Outdoors
  • Rambo III
  • Willow
  • Young Guns
  • The Thin Blue Line
  • Die Hard
  • Cocktail
  • The Cat Came Back
  • Twins
  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Hit songs

New books

  • AlaskaJames A. Michener
  • The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
  • Kiki: Reine de la Montparnasse – Lou Mollgaard
  • Breathing Lessons – Anne Tyler
  • A Brief History of TimeStephen Hawking
  • The Butcher – Alina Reyes
  • CabalClive Barker
  • Candlelight Spells – Gerina Dunwich
  • The Cardinal of the KremlinTom Clancy
  • Cat's EyeMargaret Atwood
  • The Coming of the King – Nikolai Tolstoy
  • Curriculum (poems) – Grazyna Miller
  • The Dark Green Tunnel – Allan W. Eckert
  • The Fifth ChildDoris Lessing
  • Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch – Alanna Nash
  • The Hellbound HeartClive Barker
  • The Icarus AgendaRobert Ludlum
  • Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel García Márquez
  • Nervous Conditions – Tsitsi Dangarembga
  • Oscar and Lucinda – Peter Carey
  • The Player of Games – Iain M. Banks
  • A Ring of Conspirators: Henry James and his literary circle, 1895-1915 – Miranda Seymour
  • The Sands of TimeSidney Sheldon
  • Scorpius – John Gardner
  • The Shell Seekers – Rosamunde Pilcher
  • SourceryTerry Pratchett
  • Tapestry – Belva Plain
  • Til We Meet Again – Judith Krantz
  • The Toynbee ConvectorRay Bradbury
  • Wyrd SistersTerry Pratchett
  • ZoyaDanielle Steelkrc:1988 джыл








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